crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(noun)
a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
"a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
crawling, or moving close to the ground
growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A phenomenon of capillarity, often annoying in battery jars. The solution, by capillarity, rises a little distance up the sides, evaporates, and as it dries more creeps up through it, and to a point a little above it. This action is repeated until a layer of the salts may form over the top of the vessel. To avoid it, paraffine is often applied to the edges of the cup, or a layer of oil, often linseed oil, is poured on the battery solution,
The numerical value of creeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of creeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
The oil price is creeping up gently, we see it coming back and we have heavy helicopters on order from 2017 onwards.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
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